1979 Alfred Hitchcock Tribute
The 7th AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Alfred Hitchcock at a Gala Tribute on March 7, 1979, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
At the Gala Tribute, a multitude of guests and presenters gathered to celebrate Hitchcock. Presenters included Ingrid Bergman, John Houseman, Janet Leigh, Joel McCrea, Anthony Perkins, James Stewart and Francois Truffaut. The AFI Life Achievement Award was presented to Hitchcock by George Stevens, Jr.